CERCAGINYS is the access platform to the facilities of the 41 CERCA centers. The website collects 196 platforms classified by categories and by quality accreditations.

The initiative aims to optimize access to these facilities for the Catalan scientific community and, especially, to industrial sector offering the services of highly qualified technical personnel.

The proposal is part of a wider project, linked to the Infrastructure Action Plan funded by the Ministry of Science and Innovation through I-CERCA. The agreement with the Ministry recognizes the existence of a system of centers in Catalonia and opens the door to the future creation of a virtual Facilities Infrastructure.

Also, the project develops an protocol that includes CERCA Rates, allocates a large part of the budget to the repair and maintenance of equipment and offers specific training management, accreditations and OpenData.

More information: programes.cerca@gencat.cat

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